Special Ingredient Saturday – Collard Greens

Special Ingredient Saturday – Collard Greens

This leafy vegetable protects the body against cancer risk due to ‘glucosinolates’ found in the greens that help support the body’s detox and anti-inflammatory systems. This food is a rich source of Vitamin K and a good source of Vitamin A, C, manganese, and fiber. Do...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Special Ingredient Saturday – Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

Hydrolyzed wheat protein is a popular ingredient in hair care products, which is why we’ve incorporated it into both our Vintage Doggie Spa Shampoo and Conditioner. Read on to learn more about hydrolyzed wheat protein and its benefits. Hydrolyzed wheat...

Help for a Kidney Patient?

Help for a Kidney Patient?

I hope you can help me. My 5 year-old Doodle had a kidney ultrasound and it revealed right is half the size of the left kidney, and showed poor detail meaning little function. The vet could hardly see it from the other tissues. She has an elevated creatinine and BUN...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Calendula

Special Ingredient Saturday – Calendula

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis Color: Yellow-Orange Description and Properties: Calendula is a popular flower that is grown all over the world, and is a staple in most herbalists’ first aid kits. Calendula is a member of the sunflower family. It is...

The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

The Scary Situation with Kirby’s Seizures

My very good friend Susan has a little man named Kirby. He’s a 13-year-old Papillion who has been eating our recipes since we wrote the cookbook, Dinner PAWsible, in 2009. Kirby only receives rabies vaccine when required by law and receives very little other...

Special Ingredient Saturday – Acorn Squash

Special Ingredient Saturday – Acorn Squash

Acorn squash contains Vitamin A, niacin, folate, thiamine, and Vitamin B-6, but is also a great source of Vitamin C. This squash also provides magnesium and potassium (which helps maintain the body’s water balance). In addition, acorn squash is one of the best sources...

Heart Disease in Cats

Heart Disease in Cats

A pet owner writes: My conventional vet wanted to put my 9 year old cat asleep after finding he had an enlarged heart from a x-ray. I did not want to, so he put him on Enalapril 2.5 mg and Furosemide 12.5 mg. He is alive but I think he is having issues with balance....

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